Ana is from Biasong, Lopez Jaena. She is 39 years old. Ana is married and has three children. To make a living, she sells fish while her husband does fishing. She's been engaged in her business for 10 years and earns 5,000 PHP a month for these activities.
In 2011, Ana joined GDMPC. Ana is requesting a loan of 7,000 PHP which will be used to repair her fishing boat. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of her family.
Gata Daku Multi-Purpose Cooperative (GDMPC) was founded in 1992 by 32 farmer-members to empower people by providing livelihood opportunities and other support services. Today, it has over 15,000 members located in upland, lowland and coastal regions of the Philippines, and offers credit, savings, education, and various social services.